Calke Abbey

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 in Locations, Photography | No Comments

Calke Abbey is a Grade 1 listed house near Ticknall, Derbyshire, now owned by the National Trust. From the 12th century until its dissolution by Henry VIII the site was originally an Augustinian priory. The present building, named Calke Abbey in 1808, was never actually an abbey, but is a Baroque mansion built between 1701 and 1704. The house was owned by the Harpur family for […]